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Travel Question
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Jul 19 2016 (16:27)  
 

Suryanarayana Murthy~   35 blog posts
Entry# 1934579            Tags   Past Edits
Sir ,
Kindly advise me the nearest route to reach Bus stand from Villupuram Rly Station . ( to move by bus to Tiruvannamalai ) . Which platform leads the way to bus stand road at Villupuram .
Thanks & regards
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I S N Murthy

  
1389 views
Jul 21 2016 (15:09)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1934579-1            Tags   Past Edits
Why bus?? Many trains available from Villupuram to Tiruvannamalai Check this: /search/785/0/6917
  
Imaginary
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Jul 05 2016 (22:51)   IMG76393/♥♥GORAKHPUR JN-RAMESWARAM DHARMANAGARI EXPRESS♥♥
 

hardikpathak1527~   203 img trains   201 popular
3553 green flags   0 red flags   18 green per Train
Entry# 1919050            Tags   Past Edits
please give flags to this train and please give a good reason for red flag.This train connects Gorakhpur-ayodhya-varanasi-allahbad-chitrakoot-kha juraho-tirupati-tiruvannamalai-srirangam-madurai-r ameswaram.So it connects many hindu pilgrimages.

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1392 views
Jul 11 2016 (15:44)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1919050-24            Tags   Past Edits
No you are wrong... Average speed in KPD - VM section is 60-65 kmph whereas the Maximum MPS is 80 kmph at present... MPS increased to 80 kmph way back in 2013...

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Jul 16 2016 (19:50)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1919050-30            Tags   Past Edits
I am not talking about this imaginary train TT... I am telling about the present status of speed in KPD - VM section which is good...

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Timeline
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1613 views

IR no more Safe^~
Apr 09 2016 (22:49)
mistake by blogger.
Apr 09 2016 (11:49)   Villupuram - Purulia Weekly SF Express/22606   Train - Loco
 

A True Rail Fan   2 Conf TLs   4 Void TLs
Detach: AJJ/WAP-1

Oct 31 2015 (15:39)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 519140
by: Metre Gauge*^~
Attach: AJJ/WAP-1 VM/Villupuram Junction->PRR/Purulia Junction

  
1797 views
Apr 09 2016 (11:51)
IR no more Safe^~   18895 blog posts   93957 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1796189-1            Tags   Past Edits
whats the loco ?

  
1669 views
Apr 09 2016 (11:59)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1796189-2            Tags   Past Edits
Sorry seems mistakenly edited

  
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Apr 09 2016 (12:00)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1796189-3            Tags   Past Edits
Sorry it seems mistakenly edited
  
Info Update
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5210 views
Apr 09 2016 (11:34)   22605/Purulia - Villupuram Weekly SF Express
 

we want special status to ANDHRAPRADESH^~   1496 blog posts   96 correct pred (66% accurate)
Entry# 1796158            Tags   Past Edits
Peak observed speed: 100kmph between Renigunta jn/RU - Puttur/PUT

  
5105 views
Apr 09 2016 (11:57)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1796158-1            Tags   Past Edits
Do u observed speed between Katpadi - Villlupuram? Heard speed was good in Katpadi - Villupuram section now a days...
  
Timeline
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1630 views

Jayashree ❖ Amita*^
Apr 07 2016 (12:13)
Apr 07 2016 (11:41)   Katpadi-Villupuram Passenger (UnReserved)/56883   Train - Time-Table
 

A True Rail Fan   2 Conf TLs   4 Void TLs
Train Name: Tirupati-Villupuram Passenger
Departure Days: Daily
Classes: II
Type: Pass
First Departure:
Last Departure:
KPD 06:40; VLR 06:54 06:55; KNB 07:14 07:15; KMM 07:24 07:25; ARV 07:44 07:45; PRL 08:04 08:05; AGM 08:14 08:15; TJM 08:24 08:25; TNM 08:55 09:00; TNI 09:14 09:15; TRK 09:34 09:35; MMP 09:59 10:00; VKM 10:14 10:15; VM 11:10 ;

Mar 12 2016 (12:59)   (previous value)
Timeline Entry# 667796
by: A True Rail Fan
Train Name: Tirupati-Villupuram Passenger
Departure Days: Daily
Classes: II
Type: Pass
First Departure:
Last Departure:
TPTY 02:45; TPW 02:49 02:50; CGI 03:00 03:01; KEN 03:07 03:08; MNPT 03:20 03:24; PAM 03:27 03:28; PAK 03:43 03:44; PTT 04:01 04:02; CTO 04:16 04:17; SIE 04:26 04:27; PYX 04:31 04:32; RAM 04:44 04:45; BUM 04:54 04:55; KPD 05:30 05:35; VLR 06:54 06:55; KNB 07:14 07:15; KMM 07:24 07:25; ARV 07:44 07:45; PRL 08:04 08:05; AGM 08:14 08:15; TJM 08:24 08:25; TNM 08:55 09:00; TNI 09:14 09:15; TRK 09:34 09:35; MMP 09:59 10:00; VKM 10:14 10:15; VM 11:10 ;

  
1756 views
Apr 07 2016 (11:45)
IR no more Safe^~   18895 blog posts   93957 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1793394-1            Tags   Past Edits
TT Changed fully ? from when ?

  
1686 views
Apr 07 2016 (12:14)
IR no more Safe^~   18895 blog posts   93957 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1793394-2            Tags   Past Edits
not running btwn TPTY KPD ? permanently cancelled or what ?
  
Info Update
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Mar 12 2016 (12:09)   56883/Katpadi-Villupuram Passenger (UnReserved)
 

A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1764649            Tags   Past Edits
Train no 56883 (KPD - VM PASSENGER) now changed as (TPTY - VM PASSENGER)...
Source: NTES
  
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Feb 28 2016 (18:21)   16127/Chennai Egmore - Guruvayur Express | VM/Villupuram Junction (6 PFs) | ED/WAP-4/22730
 

ArkChat921*^   5921 blog posts   3430 correct pred (60% accurate)
Entry# 1752590            Tags   Past Edits
Arriving at 5-Point crossing Villupuram Junction & meeting line from Katpadi: WAP-4 Egmore Guruvayur on-board
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Video No.- 1477
Powered by 22730 WAP- 4 of ED (Erode) shed, our 16127 Chennai Egmore (MS)- Guruvayur (GUV)/ Tuticorin (TN) Express slows down on its approach to one of the most crucial Junction of SR, i.e. Villupuram Junction. We first meet the single line section coming from
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Katpadi Junction, and then change tracks to enter the most important platform of the Station, i.e. platform- 1 instead of the regular platform where this train is generally alloted, i.e. platform- 3.
VILLUPURAM JUNCTION RAILWAY STATION:
Viluppuram Junction is a junction railway station located in Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu. Being a prominent railway station, it serves as the distribution point of rail traffic from Chennai, the state capital of Tamil Nadu, towards the southern parts of the state. It is one of the top 5 junctions of Southern Railways which has earned the status of an A Grade train station in Tamil Nadu.
Five railway lines branch out of the Viluppuram Junction railway station, which are as follows:
1) Line towards Chennai Beach via Chengulpattu Junction.
2) Line towards Tiruchchirappalli Junction via Vridhachalam Junction and Ariyalur. Also called "Chord Line" to Tiruchchirappalli.
3) Line towards Tiruchchirappalli Junction via Cuddalore Port Junction, Mayiladuthurai Junction, Kumbakonam and Thanjavur Junction.
4) Line towards Katpadi Junction via Tiruvannamalai and Vellore Cantonment.
5) Line to Puducherry.

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6174 views
Feb 29 2016 (13:54)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1752590-5            Tags   Past Edits
This is an OLD VIDEO... As per video it shows electrification work in progress in KPD - VM line, See there is no wiring done and poles only erected... But KPD - VM line electrification completed way back in the year 2014 and trains running with electric loco from 2014 onwards...

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7048 views
Mar 01 2016 (20:34)
ArkChat921*^   5921 blog posts   3430 correct pred (60% accurate)
Re# 1752590-7            Tags   Past Edits
Spot on!! This video was taken on January 2013.
  
Imaginary
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Feb 20 2016 (10:37)   IMG73561/♥♥Ramana SF Intercity (Ernakulam-Puducherry)♥♥
 

Pilgrim   58 img trains   35 popular
465 green flags   30 red flags   8 green per Train
Entry# 1744004            Tags   Past Edits
Dear friends, Kindly flag off this super-hit "Ramana SF" intercity serving many purposes:
(1) Pilgrims to Tiruvannamalai
(2) Patients to Vellore hospital
(3) Passengers to Pondicherry
(4) Fully electric, No reversal

  
2561 views
Feb 29 2016 (13:57)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1744004-2            Tags   Past Edits
Add Katpadi Junction (KPD) & Vellore Cantonment (VLR) stop... Both are main stoppings...

  
2568 views
Feb 29 2016 (13:59)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1744004-4            Tags   Past Edits
Its an End to End Electric traction... So kindly change into Electric loco between Ernakulam - Puducherry...

  
2490 views
Feb 29 2016 (21:33)
Pilgrim   1046 blog posts
Re# 1744004-5            Tags   Past Edits
Thank you for all the green flags and suggestion. I will try to make tomorrow.
  
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Feb 07 2016 (14:20)   16780/Rameswaram - Tirupati (Meenakshi) Express | KPD/Katpadi Junction (5 PFs) | AJJ/WAP-1/22009
 

Mahesh Mishra   2997 blog posts   17298 correct pred (93% accurate)
Entry# 1732320            Tags   Past Edits
Bang On Time Running AJJ WAP 1 Grand OLD Daddy Powered Meenakshi Exp Ready To Proceed In Last Leg Of Its Journey

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2508 views
Feb 08 2016 (00:29)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1732320-2            Tags   Past Edits
How is the speed between VM - VLR?

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3975 views
Feb 20 2016 (10:51)
Mahesh Mishra   2997 blog posts   17298 correct pred (93% accurate)
Re# 1732320-7            Tags   Past Edits
I was sleeping when these section Passed but the Overall Speed & performance of the Train is good

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4429 views
Feb 22 2016 (00:26)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1732320-13            Tags   Past Edits
During MG era it ran till Madurai (MDU) so it is called Meenakshi Express as the Meenakshi Amman Temple is very famous which is located in Madurai...
  
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Jan 03 2016 (11:28)   22606/Villupuram - Purulia Weekly SF Express | AJJ/WAP-1/22016
 

Bhaskar Boss*^   685 blog posts   690 correct pred (74% accurate)
Entry# 1700043            Tags   Past Edits
Travelled in Villipuram - Purulia weekly SF express from VM to TNM. Here are the pics of the trip

  
2514 views
Jan 03 2016 (18:02)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1700043-1            Tags   Past Edits
How is the speed? If possible trip report pls...

  
Jan 03 2016 (23:09)
Bhaskar Boss*^   685 blog posts   690 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1700043-2            Tags   Past Edits
Maximum speed was 90kmph. Temporary speed restrictions were there on the way for 75 and 60kmph. Train was running on time!!!

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6135 views
Jan 04 2016 (23:52)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1700043-4            Tags   Past Edits
Is there is any track maintainance/upgradation work in progress Bhaskar?

  
6070 views
Jan 05 2016 (23:07)
Bhaskar Boss*^   685 blog posts   690 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1700043-5            Tags   Past Edits
No bro. No works going on.

  
6666 views
Jan 06 2016 (00:05)
A True Rail Fan   615 blog posts   173 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1700043-6            Tags   Past Edits
Are u sure MPS is 90 kmph bro? Reason for temporary speed restrictions bro? I think constructions of subways in progress in some places... Any idea bro?
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